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Sr Gameplay Programmer (Volunteer Role - No Compensation)

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GAMES FOR LOVE

Games for Love is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that works to ease suffering, save lives, and create sustainable futures for children. We believe in the concept of "distraction therapy" and bring the joy of gaming into the lives of our junior gamers in hospitals around the country. We plan to help 10 million kids in the next 5 years. We have a healthy ecosystem to achieve that goal with your intelligent contribution.

We are seeking a Sr. Gameplay Programmer to join our Baklava team project. You will work closely with programmers, game designers, and artists to implement and improve fun game features for rewarding customer experiences. Our ideal candidate is self-driven, reliable, and engaged.

Responsibilities:

  1. Proactively take the lead in the development of assigned features, creating, and completing tasks, artifacts, and testing
  2. Create Gameplay mechanics to design specifications
  3. Create a base gameplay system and tools for the gameplay designers to extend
  4. Attend weekly update meetings
  5. Mentor Jr Programmers
  6. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to create features and achieve goals.

Requirements:

  1. Able to donate approx. 10 hrs. a week.
  2. Proficient in: Unity, Unreal Engine 4 Software, C++, C#
  3. At least 2 years in gameplay programming, mechanics, and game design
  4. At least 1 year of team leadership experience

Qualifying Attitude:

  • You want to be part of something great that positively impacts society especially in times of crisis.
  • You are proactive to collaborate remotely.

Benefits:

  • Work from anywhere on earth - 100% remote
  • Massive networking opportunities with 500+ members of our community
  • Level up your skills
  • Volunteer grants approved
  • OPT & CPT programs
  • Make a big impact in the world
  • Have lots of fun partnering with passionate game developers
  • Join the mastermind group and learn from top game developers
  • Volunteer recognition & awards

Games for Love is an equal opportunity organization. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other legally protected status.

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About GAMES FOR LOVE

Location:

20411 HORIZON WAY SE, MONROE, WA 98272, US

Mission Statement

Games for Love is a 501(c)(3) gaming charity dedicated to easing suffering, saving lives, and creating a sustainable future for children.

Description

Improving the lives of children through what we call the program ecosystem, which is 6 programs working together in tandem to accomplish our mission to help children. We are not looking at the symptoms of global problems to place a bandaid but at the root of the problems to solve them from the foundation. Our community creates a safe place of support, mentorship, and growth for all those involved.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Computers & Technology
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Website Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Management
  • Animation Software
  • Mobile Programming
  • Software Development

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training

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